Arthur Chatto, the Queen’s great-nephew, is going to put his world-famous muscles to good use in a historic first for the Royal family.
Arthur Chatto, the 22-year-old great-nephew of Queen Elizabeth II, will soon become the first-ever royal to join the Royal Marines.
“Arthur Chatto has been accepted to train as an officer in the Royal Marines,” an imperial insider told the UK publication of His Royal Handsome’s decision.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Edward — who completed a third of the 12-month Commando course in 1987 before dropping out — reportedly both approve.
“He told the Queen all about it and she’s pleased and proud. Prince Edward has been very supportive,” the insider added.
Chatto’s parents are Lady Sarah Chatto and Daniel Chatto, and his grandmother was Princess Margaret, the Queen’s younger sister, which makes him 29th in line to the throne.
Chatto’s public presence exploded at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, where his dapper tuxedo and classic good looks grabbed the attention of many of the estimated 1.9 billion television viewers tuning in and saw him dubbed the “hottest young royal”.
But the young royal is so excited to become a Marine that he has even been training for training.
“Arthur has even been going off into the wilds at Balmoral with all his kit and camping out as he prepares for the Commando training,” the insider added. “He has gone straight into the officer training in this year’s intake and is very keen…